Review of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.

@article{Kelley2014ReviewON,
  title={Review of nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in women with polycystic ovary syndrome.},
  author={Carly Kelley and Ann J. Brown and Anna Mae Diehl and Tracy L. Setji},
  journal={World journal of gastroenterology},
  year={2014},
  volume={20 39},
  pages={14172-84}
}
Polycystic ovary syndrome (PCOS) is the most common endocrine disorder in reproductive-aged women. Women with PCOS frequently have metabolic complications including insulin resistance (IR), early diabetes, hypertension and dyslipidemia. Recent studies have demonstrated an association between PCOS and another metabolic complication: nonalcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD). NAFLD occurs as a result of abnormal lipid handling by the liver, which sensitizes the liver to injury and inflammation. It… CONTINUE READING
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